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1955 Balmain Haute Couture: Study Series

Examine Inside A Haute Couture Dress

  • 1 h
  • 1,005 US dollars
  • State Street

Service Description

This incredible 1950s Balmain Haute Couture Dress offers students a unique opportunity to examine and study the craftsmanship of a haute couture dress. Our museum proudly houses a remarkable piece of fashion history—an exquisite Balmain Haute Couture dress from circa 1955/1957. This majestic cocktail or ball gown embodies the essence of Balmain’s design philosophy. What You Will Learn: 1. Couture Techniques: Students will have the opportunity to study and appreciate the meticulous craftsmanship behind this couture masterpiece. From the pleated satin detailing on the chest to the corolla skirt with layers of tulle and taffeta petticoats, the dress showcases couture techniques at its finest. 2. Embellishments: Explore the art of embroidery with this dress, which features rich satin stitch embroidery inspired by the Age of Light. The embroidery, executed with silk threads, pearls, cabochons, rhinestones, chenillettes, and metallic sequins, evokes the opulence of the Hall of Mirrors at the Château de Versailles. Witness the embroidery from renowned ateliers like Lesage and Maison Rébé. 3. Material Analysis: Learn about the materials used in this exquisite garment. Exploring the Balmain Haute Couture Dress at the Couture Pattern Museum is an exceptional educational experience. It offers students the chance to unravel the mysteries of couture craftsmanship, appreciate the artistry of embroidery, and connect with the legacy of a fashion visionary.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please notify us three days in advance. No refunds.

Contact Details

  • 1525 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, USA


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